6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 24, 2016

Volunteers from Guardian General Insurance Jamaica Limited
Volunteers from Guardian General Insurance Jamaica Limited
  1. Health Push For Labour Day. If the walls of the Victoria Jubilee Hospital could talk, they would probably be expressing profuse gratitude to members of the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation following a massive clean-up exercise that took place there yesterday…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Residents Cry, ‘Enough!’ – PMI Head, Church, Residents March For Peace In Salt Spring.  The backdrop of a wall on a playing field at a ballground in Salt Spring had the inscription ‘Gone too soon’, a tribute in celebration of the many young men killed by the gun. At least five murders have been committed on this same playing field in the last 10 years…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Help Us, Help Them! – ‘Support Needed For Families Caring For Persons Who Are Mentally Ill’ – Narcisse. Carol Narcisse, Co-founder of the mental health support group MENSANA,  is calling on the government to improve the social security system for families who are caring for persons with mental illness. “Right now families that are caring for…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Tufton Pushing To Cut Waiting Time For Surgeries. Amid reports that persons have had to wait for more than 12 months for badly needed surgeries in public hospitals, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is embarking on an ambitious attempt to reduce the waiting time for patients in need of life saving treatment…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Chile Exam For Locals. Local-based players can expect an opportunity to play when the Reggae Boyz take on world number-three ranked Chile in a football friendly international in Santiago this Friday. The Boyz leave the island today with…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Start-Up Blue Dot Media To Push Audio Ads In NCB ATMs. Customers who use National Commercial Bank’s (NCB) automated teller machines will soon have short audio advertisements piped at them offering freebies from companies in the locale…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com